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A vertical hole in the Quartz zone

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

They are many horizontal and vertical holes in the ground.
Photo September 14, 2010
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 338269    View Count: 267

Active mining place

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

They are many active and also abandoned places in the hills of Novo Horizonte.
Photo September 23, 2010 (pictured in extraLapis 40 "Brasilien" page 29)
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 338273    View Count: 259

Active tunnel

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

Mining place with horizontal tunnel. In the mountain they are also vertical tunnels
Photo September 24, 2010
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 338272    View Count: 210

Band with Rutilated Quartz cristals

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

In the hard rock you can find cristals of Quartz, some times rutilatet with hematite.
Photo September 24, 2010
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 338271    View Count: 340

Here is the Rutilatet Quartz

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

This region is full of bands with Quartz, often rutilatet.
Photo September 14, 2010
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 338267    View Count: 286

In this hill the rutilated stars are hidden

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

Many beautiful rutile stars with or without Quartz are encountered here
Photo taken November 2004
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 217888    View Count: 726

Novo Horizonte, full of holes

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

There are many many holes, active and abandoned, in this region.
Not every Quartz is a rutilatet Quartz, and not every rutilatet Quartz is a star...
Photo September 24, 2010
 © Kuno StoeckliPhoto ID: 338266    View Count: 282
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